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good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> when is bring coming back? -- when is spring coming back? >> it is cold this morning but there's no precipitation. take a light jacket with you. 38 at the airport. a few clouds hanging around. i think the wind will become a breezy this afternoon. high temperature of 58. that is 10 degrees warmer than yesterday appeared we have a 20% chance for a light rain share. will check the forecast going into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. happy tuesday. we have an accident along route 24 and tollgate road. you may see some delays. kenwood drive in towson, we have
an accident. -- kenilworth drive. be extra careful. so far so good on 95 towards the beltway. 58 traveling on the west side around frederick. this is the harrisburg expressway at york road. no sign of any delays. a buildup in volume from parkton down towards shawan road. this is 95 at white marsh. so far so good to the beltway. no delays at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a second person is in police custody for the beating of a taurus in downtown baltimore. >> shayona davis faces assault and armed robbery. kim dacey is live with more details. good morning. >> good morning.
a judge set shayona davis' bond at $750,000. she was called an extreme risk to the public. the st. patrick's day beating made its way to youtube. police say davis is the person gyrating on the victim and beating him with her high- heeled shoe. the man is punched, knocked to the ground, robbed, and stripped of his clothes. according to court testimony, 20-year-old davis lives with her grandmother and 1-year-old daughter. she is unemployed and is expected to graduate from an alternative school in june. she was arrested on friday after a public police search and charged with first- and second-degree assault and armed robbery. >> she was charged with armed robbery because she used the shoe as a blunt-force object. >> another suspect, aaron parsons, turned himself in to police days ago. police are looking for two more
people in conjunction with this case. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a change of venue request in the trial of two brothers accused of beating a black teenager. comparisons to the trayvon martin case make it impossible for the brothers to get a fair trial, says the attorney. the victim suffered a broken wrist and a laceration to his head. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a judge should grant a request to delay the trial of eliyahu and avi werdesheim because of comparisons to the trayvon martin case? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> one of the brothers acquitted of animal to cruelty charges is headed to prison on attempted murder charges. travers johnson pleaded guilty
to a handgun charge after firing three shots of a man back in 2010. a jury found travers and his brother not guilty in the burning death of a dog. a man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for murdering his girlfriend. she had been missing for more than a year. a jury found her boyfriend guilty earlier this year. >> detectives are investigating a suspicious death in northeast baltimore. the body was discovered on monday afternoon. police are not releasing much information about the victim. detectives are handling the case. >> an accident between a school bus and a box truck. this happened in dundalk around 3:00 yesterday afternoon.
the bus driver and two students on board were taken to the hospital. >> a 12th member of the military is willing to the prostitution scandal. tracie potts has more on questions surfacing. >> a 12th member of the military has been relieved of his duties while investigators get to the bottom of who hired prostitutes while preparing for president obama's trip to colombia. leon panetta said accused service members have been stripped of their security clearances. >> if these investigators find there have been violations and violations of the code of military justice, a violation of the standard, those individuals will be held accountable. >> the latest member under investigation was assigned to the white house communications agency providing secure communications for the president. white house attorneys did their
own investigation last weekend to see if any white house staffers were involved. >> they did not find any misconduct. >> the top republican on the senate judiciary committee wants details. in a letter to the white house, senator chuck grassley is asking who was involved, how long did it take? was the pentagon involved? he wants those answers by this thursday. a source says drug tests were negative. in washington, tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:06. 38 degrees on tv hill. looking for some peace? >> your vendors both may be heading to an american courtroom -- joran van der sloot may be heading to tan american
>> good morning. the sun is coming up. 42 degrees downtown. north of the city, temperatures in the 30's. you may have brought in your plants overnight. we're still in a cold snap. beat talking about how to mother nature to the temperature swings. you say tomatoes are tricky. >> the guys have to have the first tomato on the block. you can do it but you have to take a couple of steps. this is a wall of water. we fill up the tubes with water.
put this out about a week before you plan t. take your tomato and planted inside. >> using the power of the water to insulate the plant. you sell these here at valley view farms. you could never bragging rights if you have the first tomato of the year. >> one customer had a tomato in june last year. >> this is a good way to do that. you guys have been putting this guy oide out. >> the guys who own a valid you are into the decibels and they are farmers. this has the best time to plant any of your plants. tomatoes, cucumbers, anything that is frost sensitive.
baltimore city can be 12 or 15 degrees warmer than areas here. guideu can pick up this to valley view farms. check the radar. we have drying conditions. a shower near arlington. we will go back to tony. >> i have never heard of the tomato wars, the decision between guys. -- competition between guys. stan said maybe if it was a vacant plabacon plalnt. maybe it is the size of the tomato. >> i have all these jokes in my
head i am not going to say. thank you. get her off camera. temperatures upper 30's right now. 37 in westminster. 38 in emmitsburg. not much of a breeze yet. we don't have any precipitation. the center of the big storm is up into canada. we can see some lake-effect snow down into harrisburg. we could see a light rain shower or sprinkle because the atmosphere is unstable. we have a slight chance, 20%. high temperature between 55 and 60 degrees. we were stuck the 40's yesterday. the average low temperature is
45 degrees. it will get warmer as we go into the weekend. dry and close to 70 on thursday. scattered showers and thunderstorms. cool weather bank back on friday. the computer models are split coolhe weekend -- call whethool weather back on friday. va said.t heard what avis sai we have a problem at route 24 and tollgate road. an accident in the towson region. register avenue, watch for an accident. fire activity on north rogers avenue. no sign of delays.
everything moving well around the area roads. this is the harrisburg expressway. this is southbound traffic. heavier on the southbound side. a nice start on 95 from the white marsh region. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. trial continues. a jury will determine whether he misused nearly $1 million in campaign finance money to pay off his former mistress. injury young is the star witness who manage to cover up the affair and claim to be the father of rielle hunter's daughter. motion.ls aren't motio in he has never been tried of the
2005 holloway disappearance. gabrielle giffords returns to washington, d.c., to receive an award critic here on our. the award was created by the group emily's list. >> from teacups to coffee cups, disney is about to get a perk from starbucks. a store will be open inside each of the disney properties in florida and california. word about detecting your privacy on facebook. there is an app for that.
it comes from the research firm privacy choice. points are deducted for sharing data with an excessive number of attracting entities consuming data for long periods. the report says you did not want to go to baltimore if you're looking for som epeace in your life -- for some peace in your life. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> social security may run out of money three years sooner than projected. trustees will have to start reducing benefits to senior citizens unless congress intervenes. stocks yesterday fallen on concern about europe's debt crisis and this time involving the netherlands. the bloomberg maryland index
falling yesterday. if you have a high school senior, they are facing upcoming deadline to decide which college to go to. it's of fine print and some lenders offer options that included financing expenses on a credit card which can turn into heavy debt. collins campers pushing for a standard format for award letters, making them less confusing. do you feel at peace in baltimore? low crime and incarceration rates. to more-stars and is ranked fourth -- baltimore-towson is ranked fourth. cambridge, massachusetts, was ranked first. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news.
>> crones disease causes inflammation of the intestines, pain, and diarrhea. a possible link with smoking. smokers are twice as likely to develop crones. the teen could create the conditions in the body for the flareups -- nicotine could cause the conditions in the body for the flareups. studies find a year after a patient quit smoking, the recurrence of flareups scale back to the levels of late nonsmoker. >>-- the levels of a nonsmoker. >> from bad to worse for the new orleans saints. the latest scandal might hit the team harder than the bounty scandal.
>> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a judge should grant a request to delay the trial of eliyahu and avi werdesheim because of comparisons to the trayvon martin case? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. that skill you up to date on the roads. a few accidents we are tracking -- let's get you up to date. a busy intersection at route 24 and tollgate road. delays in towson on kenilworth drive. another on register avenue. number rogers avenue, at some fire activity. there are 15-minute delays on the metro subway this morning. so far so good as far as delays on the north and west side. this is traffic leading up to the construction zone at 41st street. the j.f.x. running smoothly.
this is traffic in the area of 95 at route 24. a little bit heavier of the southbound side but no delays down to white marsh. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. it is a little on the chilly side to start the day. 39 in sykesville. 38 degrees in parkville. it will be a breezy and cold day, warmer than yesterday. high temperature of 58 with a slight chance for a rain shower. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. here is keith mills, the man. >> good morning. thank you. the orioles kickoff a homestand tonight against the blue jays. tommy hunter to start for the birds. blue jays and yankees tied for first, one game in front of the
orioles. ivon rodriguez announces retirement and throughout the first ball last night. yankees bust it open. alex rodriguez, home run. derek jeter has found the fountain of youth. doubles and is hitting .411. the yankees win 7-4. she nfl draft is two day away. torrey smith went to maryland and was taken in the second round by the ravens. he said he approached it with an open mind. >> i have to be thankful of the
guys drafting, want the best and expect the best and prepare for the worst. you have no clue. for me, it was stressful and i went to the place where wanted to be. i'm thankful for it. >> mickey loomis will miss half the season. this is mickey loomis with drew brees. charges on eavesdropping for loomis on opposing coaches at the superdome. he could listen in and hear their play calls on offensively and defensively. it took place during the 200 season through 2005. this is not good for the league.
he's being investigated for the u.s. attorney. if she is found guilty, he will be gone. spying? this happen in new england a couple of years ago. >> thank you. >> 6:26. you go deep and you go wide. rising from the ashes. >> police say at what used a shoe as a weapon in a robbery. i have the rest of the story straight ahead. >> the competition is not for the youth vote. the one issue president obama and mitt romney agree on. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. tracking three accidents at this tracking three accidents at this hour and we
again this morning > >> i think so. temperatures in the 30's and 40's. it will become breezy after a chilly and quiet start. there is a 20% chance we see some rain shares. high temperature of 58. that is 10 degrees below average. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> another arrest in the st. patrick's day beating of a taurus. >> shayona davis is accused of using her shoe as a weapon. kim dacey is live this morning with more details. >> shayona davis was in court yesterday. her bond was set at $700,000. the judge referred to her as an extreme risk to the public. police say shayona davis is the
woman seen in this video. at one point she was beating him with her high-heeled shoe. during the duration of the recording, the man is punched, knocked to the ground, and stripped of his clothes. davis was arrested on friday and charged with first- and second-degree assault and armed robbery. >> she was charged with armed robbery because she used the shoe as a blunt-force object. >> another suspect, aaron parsons, turned himself in to police. investigators received calls from people who recognized him from the video. police are still looking for two other suspects. >> people saw how outrageous the video was and they picked up the phone and went on their computers and they were able to help investigators identify these individuals. >> no one came to the door at the baltimore home where davis lives. she lives with their grandmother and her 1-year-old daughter. she is unemployed, has a
substance abuse problem, and is expected to graduate from an alternative school in june. >> that was kim dacey reporting. a credit union was robbed on monday. somebody walked into the location at 3:15 yesterday and demanded cash and fled on foot. anyone with information should call havre de grace police. >> we could find out whether lawmakers return to annapolis for a special session. martin o'malley said he will reconvene the assembly if the house and senate can reach a consensus on an operating budget. a doomsday budget would cut dozens of jobs. >> the president has some competition from mitt romney on
the youth vote. tara mergener has our report. good morning. >> that is right. the candidates are honing in on young people who are concerned about mounting debt. it is a key issue that could sway the college vote. mitt romney -- >> i think young people will understand our party is the party of opportunity and jobs. >> and president obama -- >> we should be doing everything we can to put higher education within reach. >> are battling for the hearts of young voters. they helped support candidate obama to victory in 2008. according to a georgetown university survey, less than half are likely to show up at the polls this time around. jobs and unemployment are cited as their number-one concern. the president kicks off a tour today. it aims in getting congress to extend low rates on -- low rates
on government-subsidized loans. >> if congress doesn't act, interest rates on some student loans will double. >> because of the tight labor market, many graduates are struggling to find jobs and are falling behind on student loans in the process. parting ways with some republican lawmakers who don't like the $6 billion price tag, mitt romney supports the measure to keep student loan rates down. this is a policy in which he and the president agree. >> i support the effort to extend the low interest rate on student loans in part because of the poor conditions in the job market. >> without an extension, interest rates would jump from 3.4% to 6.8%. the white house said that would cost students $5,000 over the next decade. >> tara mergener, thank you.
>> back open and better than ever. a kitchen fire destroyed the watering hole. the residents and employees, it was a welcome home coming. >> it has that local home feeling every time i come here. just the atmosphere of people that work here. >> we are a close family. it is a whole new place. it feels like we've hit the lottery. >> a formal grand opening is scheduled in about a month. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is getting busier as a volume continues to build.
still tracking an accident at route 24 and tollgate road in abington. this one looks like it is gone at, with drive in towson. one more accident at register avenue. number rogers avenue, watch for fire activity. metro subway is experiencing a 15-minute delays. no problems to report on the west side. tapping the brakes after the construction zones on the j.f.x. this is 41st street at the j.f.x. this is traffic near 295. southbound traffic at 175, delays just starting to form as you make your way down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is preparing us for the ups and downs in temperatures as far as our plants. >> good morning. all the gardners at home are
biting their nails as temperatures drop close to the freezing mark. some plants cannot survive 30's. we encourage people to wait for the last frost date, unless you some nifty products. we'll talk about the product all morning line. there is a guide that tells you when you should be planting your plants. it can frost as late as mother's day north of the pennsylvania line. keep that in mind. let's check the forecast. very chilly to start out today, 30's and 40's. a slight chance for sprinkles. we will have a few patches of
sunshine. 64 tomorrow with even more sunshine. temperatures to bounce back as we head into the weekend appeared like to see those showers that hopefully bring me flowers. -- may flowers. >> 6:38. this bizarre competition. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a judge should grant a request to delay the trial of eliyahu and avi werdesheim because of comparisons to the trayvon martin case? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
costumes. the woman had a bikini. they hit the slopes one last time. crash into a puddle of water at the bottom. few were able to make it across. most of them ended up in the middle. this is become an annual attraction. >> is that supposed to be fun? 38 degrees on tv hill. >> we will update your morning commute. we're starting to see some delays to the construction zone of the j.f.x. >> it is little chilly this morning. we'll look at the seven-day forecast going into the weekend. partly cloudy skies. partly cloudy skies. 38 at the airport.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. fire officials have identified the chemicals that are inside a canton warehouse that went up in flames over the weekend. a thousand gallons of sulfuric and nitric acid or insight on sunday night. fire crews had been diluted in the leaking acid in order to protect the environment. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death. a body was discovered on monday
afternoon. police are not releasing much information about the victim. homicide detectives are handling the case. brother accused of animal cruelty charges is headed to prison on attempted murder charges. travers johnson pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder after firing three shots at a man back in 2010. a jury found him and his brother not guilty in the burning death of a dog back in may of 2009. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. some good news to report on route 24 and tollgate road, the accident is gone. we have a problem on the inner loop ramp to harford road. speeds around 54 in that area.
register avenue, an accident. some delays on the west side and on the j.f.x. this is the area of the 41st street bridge. traffic is lining up making their way down to the construction zone. utilize those alternates this morning. far so good on 29 at 32. 295 is experiencing some delays down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie joins us live from valley view farms. >> the temperatures have been a roller-coaster ride, including this morning. 38 degrees here in cockeysville. that is cold enough that they did bring some plants indoors. >> inglorious, the black guide susan's -- morning glory and the
black eyed susans, brought them inside. >> people and help me have plants in the ground -- people at home may have plants in the ground. this protect your garden. >> it will help with insects and help out with pollination. help keep the birds off. >> a good investment. it is a thin fabric. it is a material rather than plastic. >> a bed sheet or a tell will also worked -- or a towel. >> good tips as we help you give your gardening going.
we're showing dry conditions over baltimore. we will back to tony. this is very helpful. you need something like this. >> like which cannot be able to use plastic? >> we get that and people did not get it off point in time and so a can fry the plalnt nt. i would much rather have a cozy blanket. >> you want a blanket and not a piece of plastic. >> it would act like a magnifying glass annual fry your plants. thank you, ava. join us after 7:00 a.m. on the digital channel. 38 degrees in taneytown.
it is a chilly start but there is no wind. for the kids at the bus stop, make sure they have the winter gear. we're still talking about the big storm. the atmosphere on the backside is still unstable. you can see some snow showers into pennsylvania. we could bottle up some sprinkles or light rain showers this afternoon. -- we could bubble up. otherwise, a breezy and cool day. high temperature between 55 and 60 degrees. that is 10 degrees warmer than it was yesterday. the average high temperature is 68 degrees. the record low is 42 back in 2003. if you take the boat out, wave
heights two to three feet. there is a small craft advisory in effect. not a bad day tomorrow. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperatures in the 60's. up close to 70 on thursday. a chance for some rain on saturday. >> time now for a last look at one of our big stories. a second arrest in the beating of a taurus in downtown baltimore. kim dacey is live with that story. >> a judge set shayona davis' bond at $750,000. she was called an extreme risk to the public. the st. patrick's day beating made its way to youtube. police say davis is the person gyrating on the victim and beating him with her high- heeled shoe.
according to court testimony, she lives with her grandmother and daughter. she is unemployed and it is expected to graduate from an alternate school in june. it was charged with first and second-degree assault and armed robbery. another suspect turned himself into police, aaron parsons. police are still looking for two people. >> does she have a record? >> she does. she was arrested with assault and false imprisonment. prosecutors have put that case on hold. >> kim dacey, thank you. >> here is matt lauer with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. a strange twist in the trayvon martin police. the police chief wants to resign
>> time to get to one of your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you think a judge should grant a request to delay the trial of eliyahu and avi werdesheim because of comparisons to the trayvon martin case? >> we will post more of your answers on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. what is happening on the roads? >> we start along bel air road. be extra careful. some closures in effect because of a accident.
watch for delays along washington boulevard. have delays on the j.f.x. through the construction zone. delays in place. merge early or use those alternates. starting to slop at security. --still in to slow up at security. >> we will make it up to 58 this afternoon. we have 20% chance for a rain shower. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one.